from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. An alloy of copper with 10 percent tin.
- n. Metal used for guns.
- n. A dark gray.
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- n. an alloy of 88% copper, 10% tin and 2% zinc, originally used for making guns
- n. a dark grey colour
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- n. a type of bronze used for parts subject to wear or corrosion (especially corrosion by sea water)
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